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Monday, July 03, 2006

Discovery Cruise Line Announces Hurricane Policy

Discovery Cruise Line, the largest tour operator from South Florida to Grand Bahama Island, has announced its hurricane policy.

The policy provides that "In the event of a hurricane watch or warning being posted by the National Hurricane Center for Southeast Florida or the Northern Bahamas during the time of your travel, you may cancel or rebook
your trip without penalty."

The policy also says, "Any passengers vacationing on the island during the posting of a hurricane watch or warning who may wish to return from the island earlier than originally booked are welcome to do so without penalty (based on space availability)."

About Discovery Cruise Line: Discovery sails daily from Port Everglades in Fort Lauderdale to GrandBahama Island, departing at 7:45 am and returning at 10 pm. Discovery offers same day roundtrip cruises as well as cruise and stay vacation packages at most of the island's hotels, including Westin and Sheraton at Our Lucaya, Viva Wyndham Fortuna, Port Lucaya Resort and Yacht Club and Pelican Bay at Lucaya, among others.

Except for the all-inclusive Wyndham resort, kids under 6 cruise and stay free at their Bahamas resort and kids under 12 pay $49 for the cruise and stay free at their Bahamas resort. And, teens under 17 pay $89.99 for the roundtrip cruise. The cruise prices do not include a $25 per person Bahamian Departure Fee and fuel surcharge or a $10 per person security and U.S. Customs and Border Protection Fee.

For more information:
• call 1-800-93-SHIPS
• visit www.discoverycruise.com


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